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Crescenta Valley High


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,693
Best High School in California
#96
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Glendale Unified
Type Public
 Phone (818)249-5871
 Location 2900 Comm Ave.
La Crescenta, CA 91214
Charter School No

Crescenta Valley High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 96th in the best public high schools in California.

Demographics

Race

The Crescenta Valley High student body is mainly White with a significant Asian Pacific population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White53.8%1,448
Black0.7%20
Hispanic13.4%361
Asian Pacific30.7%827
Native American Indian0.2%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%7
Two or more races0.9%25

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 8.2%

10.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Crescenta Valley High students are largely wealthy and rank 103rd in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman633
Sophomore661
Junior695
Senior704
Total2,693

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 66th in California

Students at Crescenta Valley High scored an average 73% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 6.2% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls63%88%
Boys61%80%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic35% to 39%*75% to 79%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White57%83%
With Disabilites11% to 19%*30% to 39%*
Limited English21% to 39%*40% to 59%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1237

The average SAT score for Crescenta Valley High students in 2016 was 1237.

College Admission Test Participation

3 out of 10

Rank: 857th in California

207 out of 1,399 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (15%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the California median rate of 25% and in the bottom 32% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 109th in California

Crescenta Valley High offers 22 AP courses. 39 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Crescenta Valley High had 921 taking AP exams with a 761 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 88% percentile and well above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 83% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 39% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 36%
AP Courses Offered 22

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students2%55
Boys3%43
Girls0.9%12
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.3%36
Boys1.9%27
Girls0.7%9
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.2%6
Boys0.3%4
Girls0.1%2

Location

Crescenta Valley High
2900 Comm Ave.
La Crescenta, CA
91214
(818)249-5871

10 out of 10 1

District

Glendale Unified
Glendale, CA